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Alma GluckCollected Works of Alma Gluck

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Artist/Composer: Alma Gluck


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Carry Me Back to Old Virginny (Coon Song) (1915) 3.8 MB 
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From the Land of the Sky Blue Water (1911) 1.8 MB 
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Home Sweet Home (1912) 3.6 MB 
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I'se Gwine Back to Dixie (Coon Song) (1917) 3.0 MB 
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My Laddie (1911) 2.7 MB 
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My Old Kentucky Home (Coon Song) (1916) 3.4 MB 
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Old Black Joe (Coon Song) (1915) 3.2 MB 
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Reviewer: rockape2 - 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars - June 11, 2012
Subject: Reply to 'Spuzz' Uh Huh, 2006
His criticism of Gluck for mixing opera with pop has echoed down the years, right down to Catherine Jenkins in our own time. But they were all at it, Melba, Eames, Garden, Caruso, the lot. Why not? Like the great Count John McCormack, they gave pleasure to millions who had no interest in opera, and, being justly rewarded for doing so, made the most of their talent.
Reviewer: wilcoxgay - 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars - March 25, 2006
Subject: No Appologies for Miss Gluck
Alma Gluck performed at the Met at most 3 seasons. Her interest was concert work, andshe used the then-new medium of the gramophone to promote herself and her work. She recorded what sold. "Carry Me Back to Old Virginny" was the first million selling Red Seal. My mother saw her perform as a child and I have listened to her work since I first heard "Whispering Hope" (duet w Louise Homer) from my grandmother's record collection. My favorite Gluck is "The Old Folks at Home," done with her husband, noted violinist Efrem Zimbalist.
Reviewer: Spuzz - 2.00 out of 5 stars2.00 out of 5 stars - March 24, 2006
Subject: Uh huh.
Although I'm all for the mixup of genres. I'm not sure if this all works. Alma Gluck apparently was a very famous singer in her day. She's got the voice, no doubt about that. Her voice is perfect for opera. Why she decided to sing Southern life songs is anyones guess. Almost like the Opera singer who sang beatles songs as well. Nuh uh. Approach at your own risk.

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